Engineering - Co-op in Lexington, KY at Windstream

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    130 West New Circle Road
    Lexington, KY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2021

Job Description

Job ID:21005606

About the Role:

Windstream’s team of Outside Plant Engineers I/II connects consumer and small business partners to our leading telecommunications products across the United States. In this role you will work to create meaningful connections with customers and build long-term relationships. Design and develop complex solutions for network construction.  By analyzing a variety of data, you will solve complex problems for our business and residential customers utilizing copper cable, fiber cable, and electronics

What You’ll Do:

  • Engineer/Design Outside plant facilities including fiber and copper
  • Assist in the planning, analysis, design and engineering of outside plant network structures and facilities,
  • Organize complex activities for the development, construction, implementation, and maintenance of Outside plant engineering projects.
  • Utilize sound engineering practices and company objectives to resolve issues in a creative and effective way.
  • Skillfully communicate to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships and drive projects to completion
  • Actively engage with field engineers and design vendors to engineer/design projects to ensure safe installation, meet demanding timelines and provide cost-effective utilization of materials and labor.
  • Perform administrative work relating to projects and assignments.
  • Identify pole ownership, right of way and permit requirements
  • Communicate with city, county and state permitting agencies
  • Assess situations, collaborate and, identify key issues, and solve complex problems.

Do You Have?

  • Strong and effective technical communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Work easily with others and be a team player
  • Ability to analyze problems and priorities and make decisions
  • A love of solving problems and building solutions
  • College Degree - Technical 4-year degree (STEM) in-progress.

Even Better:

  • CAD/E, MicroStation, AutoCAD or other similar design programs
  • Previous telecommunication engineering experience or courses in engineering

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan

About US:

Windstream Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of advance network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

Job Requirements

Must be currently enrolled in an Engineering program related to Electrical, Electronic, Communications, Networking or related field of studies and have completed a minimum of 4 semesters (3 semesters acceptable depending on schools Co-op design)

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.  402184